Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you’ve been leased onto a company or working as a company driver for a while, you’ve probably considered stepping out and getting your own authority. Before you take the leap, you should weigh the upsides and the downsides.

Buying a truck: Should you get a new or used rig?

Buying a truck: Should you get a new or used rig?

Should you get a new or used truck? We put together this article to help you decide if buying an 18 wheeler is a good investment.

Cutting fuel costs and improving fuel efficiency for Owner Operators

Cutting fuel costs and improving fuel efficiency for Owner Operators

Improving trucking fuel efficiency means a huge increase in your take-home pay. Here's the best fuel efficiency improvement techniques.

Fuel Surcharge Calculator

Fuel Surcharge Calculator

A fuel surcharge calculator for calculating your the fuel surcharges in your trucking business based on baseline fuel price and MPG.

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

Improving your top end revenue can help you invest in better equipment, add more trucks and continue to grow your business. This guide will show you 6 ways owner operators can improve their gross revenue.

What exactly is IFTA?

What exactly is IFTA?

A detailed look at the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), including who participates in the IFTA and how it started.

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

FMCSA record retention best practices or how long you need keep driver vehicle inspection reports, testing and more.

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

In this article we explain the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), the Form 2290 tax form, and IFTA tax, and what you need to know about each.

Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

A list of the most important trucking abbreviations and acronyms. What does cc or o/o mean in trucking?

IFTA by State: Where is the best place to buy fuel?

IFTA by State: Where is the best place to buy fuel?

IFTA fuel-buying strategies, including IFTA by state, average IFTA fuel tax and how to find the best place to buy diesel fuel.

Calculating your cost per mile

Calculating your cost per mile

To calculate your cost per mile, simply divide your total expenses by your total miles. Want examples? Click to see what this looks like.

Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

If you're considering buying a new Semi Truck vs a used one, here's a quick breakdown of the pros and cons of each.